Services

LEGAL SERVICES

  • Consulting on environmental regulatory issues.
  • Counseling on environmental impact proceedings and public consultations.
  • Procurement and renovation of permits at all three levels of government (licenses, authorizations, concessions, etc.).
  • Litigation in administrative matters, legal protection and nullity against law proceedings.
  • Class action litigation and by members of afflicted communities.
  • Consulting on national waters issues and water discharge permits.
  • Support in matters of federal maritime-terrestrial zones.
  • Development of legal strategies for project development.

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  • Elaboración de proyectos de ley y reglamentos (a nivel federal, estatal y municipal).
  • Drafting of bills and regulations (at a federal, state and municipal level).
  • Consulting on matters of environmental regulation for mega condominiums.
  • Drafting and revision of ecological management plans for land and urban developments, urban planning actions and polygons of intervention.
  • Consulting on matters of environmental civil liability and environmental damage.
  • Counseling on financial proceedings linked to the Equator Principles. en procesos de financiamiento vinculados con Principios del Ecuador.
  • Consulting on matters related to the Kyoto Protocol and carbon markets.

SUCCESS STORIES

– We obtained the first ruling that halted the modification proceeding of an Official Mexican Norm.

– We achieved the first judgement that declared the legal non-existence of the branches of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.

– We litigated the first ruling that declared unconstitutional the order to pay in a forestland compensation.

– We designed successful strategies in more than 100 favorable cases that litigated against the irregular proceedings of environmental authorities.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

  • Drafting of environmental impact and risk assessments.
  • Preparation of technical justification reports.
  • Environmental audits and surveys.
  • Environmental monitoring and supervision.
  • Enforcement of environmental compliance programs.
  • Integration of single environmental licenses.

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  • Education and training of personnel.
  • Development of waste management programs.
  • Creation of accident prevention programs.
  • Characterization of contaminated sites.
    Certification and EHS.
  • Equator Principles and IFC norms.

SUCCESS STORIES

– We leveraged a 51 billion dollar investment that led to the generation of 6,528 megawatts, out of which 40% is renewable energy.

– We were involved in the authorization of more than 5,500 km of natural gas pipelines and more than 25,000 km of distribution.

– We counseled the most important real estate development in Latin America, located in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo.

– We obtained the first environmental impact authorization for electromagnetic prospecting projects in the Gulf of Mexico.

– We obtained an environmental impact authorization for a real estate development of 17,000 houses.

SOCIAL SERVICES

  • Feasibility studies for legal, environmental and social projects.
  • Drafting of social impact assessments (SIA).
  • Development of social management plans and community outreach strategies.
  • Social management project training.
  • Advice and design of consultation protocols for indigenous communities.
  • Environmental, social and human rights due diligence.

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  • Development of Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMS).
  • Design of environmental and social reference terms for the development of projects.
  • Development of sustainability and social responsibility reports.
  • Social and Equator Principles audits.

SUCCESS STORIES

– We assessed the social impact of more than 60 conventional or renewable energy and hydrocarbon sector projects.

– We advised projects, with an investment of more than 3.5 billion dollars, on the implementation of the Equator Principles and its compliance report.

– We have carried out diagnosis of indigenous community issues for more than 30 conventional or renewable energy and hydrocarbon sector projects.

– We developed the first social impact assessment for electromagnetic prospecting projects in the Gulf of Mexico.

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